Action may refer to:
- Action (physics), an attribute of the development of a system over a period of time
- Action (fiction), a genre in various formats, specifically:
- Action film
- Action Comedy
- Action Horror
- Science-Fiction Action
- Hong Kong Action Cinema
- Action hero
Other articles related to "action, actions":
... Basic action theory typically describes action as behavior caused by an agent in a particular situation ... theory (see Donald Davidson), the desire and belief jointly cause the action ... about the means of satisfying that desire are always what is behind an action ...
... The Mauser-type action is widely held to be the pinnacle of bolt-action rifle design, and the vast majority of modern weapons of this type, both military and civilian, are still based on it to this day ... commissioned Mauser to develop the M 98 magnum action over a hundred years ago ... M 98 system remains the standard by which other action designs are judged ...
... The Klein–Gordon equation can also be derived from the following action where is the Klein–Gordon field and is its mass ...
... Filmation incorporated live-action into some of its animated series ... Shows like The Hardy Boys and Archie's Funhouse featured live-action footage of an audience watching the bands perform and Fat Albert had segments featuring series creator Bill Cosby ... Shazam!, was more of a hybrid - a live-action variety show with animated segments ...
... For example, throwing a ball is an instance of action it involves an intention, a goal, and a bodily movement guided by the agent ... On the other hand, catching a cold is not considered an action because it is something which happens to a person, not something done by one ... Other events are less clearly defined as actions or not ...
Famous quotes containing the word action:
“Each action of the actor on the stage should be the visible concomitant of his thoughts.”
—Sarah Bernhardt (18451923)
“All real freedom springs from necessity, for it can be gained only through the exercise of the individual will, and that will can be roused to energetic action only by the force of necessity acting upon it from the outside to spur it to effort.”
—Anna C. Brackett (18361911)
“The beginning, middle, and end of the birth, growth, and perfection of whatever we behold is from contraries, by contraries, and to contraries; and whatever contrarity is, there is action and reaction, there is motion, diversity, multitude, and order, there are degrees, succession and vicissitude.”
—Giordano Bruno (15481600)